Articles tagged “ota insight”

Short-Term Rentals

JetBlue Technology Ventures Joins Property Manager Frontdesk’s $13 Million Financing Round

JetBlue's corporate venture capital wing has already picked some winners in the short-term rental sector. That's some progressive thinking for an airline, and Frontdesk wouldn't mind bolstering that record.

JetBlue Technology Ventures Joins Property Manager Frontdesk’s $13 Million Financing Round

Hotels

OTA Insight Buys Kriya as Hotel Owners Seek Data Analytics

This deal reflects a broader trend of hotel operators and owners seeking tools to analyze their data. The old way of using a mess of spreadsheets became unmanageable during the labor crunch.

OTA Insight Buys Kriya as Hotel Owners Seek Data Analytics

Hotels

OTA Insight Buys Transparent to Offer Both Hotel and Vacation Rental Data

Here's yet another sign that alternative accommodations are becoming sophisticated businesses just like hotels.

OTA Insight Buys Transparent to Offer Both Hotel and Vacation Rental Data

Startups

Where This Fidelity Venture Fund Is Placing Travel Tech Bets

Many people wonder why some travel startups attract venture funding while others don't. In this interview, Gaurav Tuli, a partner at Fidelity's F-Prime, clears up some of the mystery.

Where This Fidelity Venture Fund Is Placing Travel Tech Bets

Startups

OTA Insight Nabs $80 Million in Funding From Spectrum Equity

The SiteMinder IPO in Australia served as inspiration for numerous travel tech and data intelligence companies, including OTA Insight. The latter hopes that Spectrum Equity can help OTA Insight make a similar leap.

OTA Insight Nabs $80 Million in Funding From Spectrum Equity

Online Travel

Tripadvisor Digs Deeper Into Subscription Services for Hotels and Restaurants

Some hoteliers may welcome the opportunity to work with Tripadvisor on improving their rankings, but Tripadvisor will be challenged to show that its reputation management service will pay as much attention to reviews on Google and Facebook.

Tripadvisor Digs Deeper Into Subscription Services for Hotels and Restaurants

Online Travel

IHG Is Changing How It Distributes Its Hotel Rates to Boost Direct Bookings

IHG represents a broader industry trend in that it's getting tougher with online travel agencies and wholesalers in the West while becoming more experimental with online travel sellers in Asia, where it needs help to grow its sales. Its use of new technologies to try to keep its strategy coordinated and to boost revenue are eye-catching.

IHG Is Changing How It Distributes Its Hotel Rates to Boost Direct Bookings

Online Travel

Hotels Tap New Tech to Clamp Down on Rogue Rates

Hotels are hiring companies to clamp down on online travel sites displaying cheap rates against their wishes. One of those startups, Fornova, has just bought smaller rival HotelsBI to broaden its rate-detection service. The deal is partly justified by the increasing tech spending on a cat-and-mouse-game between hoteliers and providers of rogue rates.

Hotels Tap New Tech to Clamp Down on Rogue Rates